On May 26, 2016, Narcotics Detective from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office conducted an undercover operation seizing over 5 grams of Heroin. 

An accident on Highway 421 near the Watauga Wilkes County line sent one man to the hospital with minor injuries Thursday.

Mike and Cyndi Budka, operators of Mountain View Speedway, have appealed the town of Boone’s notice of violation that the dirt track has been operating unlawfully without a permit.

On May 31, 2016, William F. Grubb was sentenced in Watauga County Superior Court.

A man riding a moped was killed Friday night in a single vehicle crash in Ashe County.

Corey Pittman, a member of Mission Hospital's air ambulance team, suffered a heart attack Monday and died in Spruce Pine Hospital.

Boone resident Ray Russell just felt like running. Russell is running the entire length of Blue Ridge Parkway, from Waynesboro Virginia to Cherokee North Carolina.

Boone Police, State Investigators, and K9 Officers were at Trout Lake Wednesday searching for any evidence leading to 19-year-old James 'Martin' Roberts who has been missing almost six weeks.

Steve Berry, one of the two survivors in the plane crash that occurred Monday, April 25th on the Boone Golf Course, has reportedly died.

Investigators said speed and alcohol were factors in a deadly late night crash on the Burke/Caldwell county line.

A meeting of the Town of Boone Community Appearance Commission will be held on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Planning and Inspections Upstairs - Conference Room located at 680 W. King Street. On the agenda is Discussion of The Marketplace – Mixed Use Project, Wellness District Standards, and the Downtown Appearance Standards.